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Has anyone ever???

been told they wouldn't make it to their due date and didn't?? I'm 36 1/2 weeks and today at my appointment my dr said she doubts I will make it to my due date March 20th. Today I was 1 1/2 cm dilated and 80% effaced.

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staciaw

Asked by staciaw at 9:03 PM on Feb. 23, 2010 in Pregnancy

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  • I was 3 cm at 36 weeks...I was told my DS would be here within a week

    I was induced at 42 weeks.. still 3 cm
    peanutsmommy1

    Answer by peanutsmommy1 at 9:07 PM on Feb. 23, 2010

  • Sure it happens. I never made any of my due dates. Two went over and the other two were a week early. But there is still a chance you will make it. Some women stay at 2-3 centimeters for weeks. It will depend on how active you are and all that other stuff.
    2autisticsmom

    Answer by 2autisticsmom at 9:16 PM on Feb. 23, 2010

  • With all 3 of my girls i was dialated to 4cm like 2weeks b4 i had them
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 9:22 PM on Feb. 23, 2010

  • since your 80%efaced more likely not to make it... but your baby wont be in danger
    jazmya_mom

    Answer by jazmya_mom at 10:08 PM on Feb. 23, 2010

  • i wasn't dilated or effaced at 42 weeks! had to have a c-section.
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 1:43 AM on Feb. 24, 2010

  • My niece had a baby in dec. (her second) & was dilated to 4 cm for 3 weeks. She finally got induced right before her due date. She couldnt take the pain anymore...she was having no productive contractions for those 3 weeks as well.
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 11:02 AM on Feb. 24, 2010

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